Police arrest woman for allegedly stealing 5-day-old baby


Anambra state Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old suspected child abductor, Ms Dorathy Sunday.

The suspect, who hails from Izzi, Ebonyi State was arrested on January 30 at about 5:50 pm, by Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS)  Nnewi.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Haruna Muhammed, the suspect sneaked into the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi and allegedly stole a five Days old twin Baby Boy at the maternity ward of the hospital.

Muhammed said the mother of the baby, Ms Mmadu Happiness Miracle, aged 22, from  Uruagu, Nnewi, had gone to the hospital’s compound to wash her clothes when the suspect made way for her child.

“However, luck ran out of the suspect when Nurses at the hospital gate saw her in a suspicious manner and raised alarm which led to her arrest. The stolen baby was recovered in good condition and Case is under investigation after which suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution,” he maintained.

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